This Japanese Lodge Will Be Staffed by Robots

The robots are coming. However maybe not in the best way we thought. A theme park in Japan is opening a excessive-tech lodge that will probably be staffed by robots, based on the lodge’s web site. The lodge will open in July, and might be referred to as Henn-Na Lodge, which interprets in English to "Unusual Lodge." At its open, the futuristic lodge owned by Huis Ten Bosch will open with three "actroids," or robots that resemble people, that may function receptionists and will probably be able to conversing with people. It’ll even have a number of service and porter robots that shall be chargeable for cleansing and different upkeep duties, in response to a CNN report. Ultimately, although, the president of Huis Ten Bosch, Hideo Sawada, stated that the corporate goals to have greater than ninety % of lodge providers operated by robots, in line with a Japan Occasions report. The lodge will even function facial recognition know-how that may exchange keys to provide friends entry to their room. Charges for a room on the lodge will vary from 7,000 yen ($60) to 14,000 yen ($119), in response to the report.

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— Cadie Thompson, CNBC

First revealed February 5 2015, 10:02 AM